Period
to 27 November 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 27 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 163 235 203
Rank change year-on-year +72 -32 +17
Permanent jobs citing Legal 589 72 82
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.02% 0.87% 1.06%
As % of the General category 3.70% 2.00% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 346 45 46
10th Percentile £35,250 £36,050 £28,750
25th Percentile £42,517 £46,250 £37,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +26.32% -7.32%
75th Percentile £70,000 £73,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £85,000 £74,375
UK median annual salary £52,500 £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.33% +7.50% -

Legal is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 15,924 3,607 4,017
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 54.59% 43.64% 51.95%
Number of salaries quoted 11,460 3,178 3,379
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £86,250 £92,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +2.94%

Legal
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Legal as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Legal trend for jobs with a WFH option

Legal
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Legal.

Legal salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Legal
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Legal over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Legal salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, Legal job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Legal.

1 220 (37.35%) Social Skills
2 206 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
3 176 (29.88%) Finance
4 112 (19.02%) Microsoft
5 98 (16.64%) Law
6 93 (15.79%) Azure
7 90 (15.28%) Information Security
8 84 (14.26%) Degree
9 79 (13.41%) SQL
10 70 (11.88%) Project Management
10 70 (11.88%) DevOps
11 68 (11.54%) Mentoring
12 66 (11.21%) Analytics
13 65 (11.04%) Banking
14 61 (10.36%) Scrum
14 61 (10.36%) Stakeholder Management
15 57 (9.68%) TDD
16 56 (9.51%) JIRA
16 56 (9.51%) GDPR
17 55 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
17 55 (9.34%) Computer Science
18 53 (9.00%) Data Protection
18 53 (9.00%) Business Intelligence
19 50 (8.49%) AWS
20 49 (8.32%) QA
20 49 (8.32%) .NET
21 48 (8.15%) C#
21 48 (8.15%) Data Management
21 48 (8.15%) SaaS
22 47 (7.98%) ISO/IEC 27001

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (6.62%) SharePoint
2 34 (5.77%) CMS
3 18 (3.06%) Documentum
4 12 (2.04%) Confluence
5 8 (1.36%) EPiServer
6 7 (1.19%) SAS
7 5 (0.85%) Kentico
7 5 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (0.85%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.51%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.34%) Headless CMS
9 2 (0.34%) Hyperledger
10 1 (0.17%) Appian
10 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.17%) Ethereum
10 1 (0.17%) JBoss
10 1 (0.17%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 33 (5.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
4 17 (2.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (2.04%) Sketch
6 11 (1.87%) MS Visio
7 8 (1.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (1.36%) UserZoom
8 6 (1.02%) InVision
8 6 (1.02%) Marvel
9 5 (0.85%) SPSS
10 3 (0.51%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.17%) Figma
Business Applications
1 17 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (2.38%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.85%) Sentinel
3 5 (0.85%) TrackWise
3 5 (0.85%) Visualfiles
4 4 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.51%) Magento
5 3 (0.51%) SDL Web 8
6 2 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.34%) Findur
6 2 (0.34%) Relativity
6 2 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.34%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.17%) Carpe Diem
7 1 (0.17%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.17%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 93 (15.79%) Azure
2 50 (8.49%) AWS
3 48 (8.15%) SaaS
4 34 (5.77%) Microsoft 365
5 20 (3.40%) PaaS
6 19 (3.23%) IaaS
7 18 (3.06%) GitHub
7 18 (3.06%) Power Platform
7 18 (3.06%) Veeva
8 16 (2.72%) Dynamics 365
9 10 (1.70%) GCP
10 8 (1.36%) PowerApps
11 6 (1.02%) Miro
11 6 (1.02%) npm
12 5 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.85%) Azure Sentinel
12 5 (0.85%) Canva
12 5 (0.85%) Firebase
12 5 (0.85%) Serverless
13 4 (0.68%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.87%) Firewall
2 6 (1.02%) HTTP
2 6 (1.02%) SMS
3 5 (0.85%) Internet
4 4 (0.68%) Intranet
5 2 (0.34%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (0.34%) DNS
5 2 (0.34%) SMTP
5 2 (0.34%) WAN
6 1 (0.17%) DHCP
6 1 (0.17%) LAN
6 1 (0.17%) Network Security
6 1 (0.17%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.17%) SAN
6 1 (0.17%) SD-WAN
6 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.17%) VPN
6 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.07%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 16 (2.72%) Power BI
4 14 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (1.53%) Big Data
6 9 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.19%) Blockchain
7 7 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.02%) MySQL
8 6 (1.02%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (0.85%) EDRMS
9 5 (0.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.85%) Metadata
9 5 (0.85%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.68%) Geospatial Data
11 3 (0.51%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.34%) QlikView
12 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 56 (9.51%) JIRA
2 28 (4.75%) Git (software)
3 18 (3.06%) Selenium
4 12 (2.04%) Ranorex
4 12 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (1.70%) HP UFT
5 10 (1.70%) TestRail
6 9 (1.53%) Cypress.io
7 8 (1.36%) Jasmine
8 7 (1.19%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.02%) Axure RP
9 6 (1.02%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.68%) Subversion
11 3 (0.51%) JMeter
11 3 (0.51%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.51%) NeoLoad
11 3 (0.51%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.34%) Protractor
12 2 (0.34%) RStudio
12 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 220 (37.35%) Social Skills
2 176 (29.88%) Finance
3 98 (16.64%) Law
4 65 (11.04%) Banking
5 55 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (6.62%) Marketing
7 32 (5.43%) Games
8 28 (4.75%) Presentation Skills
9 27 (4.58%) Telecoms
10 25 (4.24%) Organisational Skills
11 24 (4.07%) Retail
12 23 (3.90%) Billing
12 23 (3.90%) Influencing Skills
13 18 (3.06%) Advertising
14 17 (2.89%) Publishing
15 15 (2.55%) Back Office
16 14 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
17 12 (2.04%) Manufacturing
18 10 (1.70%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 10 (1.70%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 77 (13.07%) Analyst
2 68 (11.54%) Developer
3 40 (6.79%) Project Manager
4 39 (6.62%) Business Analyst
5 33 (5.60%) Consultant
6 30 (5.09%) Architect
7 25 (4.24%) Software Engineer
8 23 (3.90%) IT Manager
9 21 (3.57%) Information Manager
9 21 (3.57%) Security Manager
10 20 (3.40%) Information Security Manager
10 20 (3.40%) Senior Software Engineer
11 19 (3.23%) .NET Developer
12 18 (3.06%) Implementation Consultant
13 17 (2.89%) Cloud Architect
14 16 (2.72%) Senior Analyst
14 16 (2.72%) Solutions Architect
15 15 (2.55%) Full Stack Developer
16 13 (2.21%) Cloud Engineer
16 13 (2.21%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (8.32%) .NET
2 40 (6.79%) React
3 32 (5.43%) Node.js
4 30 (5.09%) CSS
5 29 (4.92%) HTML
5 29 (4.92%) REST
6 18 (3.06%) ActiveMQ
6 18 (3.06%) MEAN Stack
7 17 (2.89%) Web Services
8 14 (2.38%) ASP.NET
9 13 (2.21%) AngularJS
9 13 (2.21%) Redux
9 13 (2.21%) SOAP
10 11 (1.87%) YAML
11 10 (1.70%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (1.53%) Kafka
13 8 (1.36%) HTML5
13 8 (1.36%) Middleware
14 6 (1.02%) .NET Framework
14 6 (1.02%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 46 (7.81%) Management Information System
2 44 (7.47%) Self-Motivation
3 31 (5.26%) User Experience
4 23 (3.90%) Data Protection Act
4 23 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 20 (3.40%) Cloud Native
6 19 (3.23%) Life Science
7 18 (3.06%) Legacy Code
8 9 (1.53%) Freedom of Information
8 9 (1.53%) NHS
9 8 (1.36%) DataPower
9 8 (1.36%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (1.02%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.02%) Learning Management System
12 5 (0.85%) Legacy Systems
13 4 (0.68%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
13 4 (0.68%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.68%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 21 (3.57%) Windows
2 14 (2.38%) Linux
2 14 (2.38%) Unix
3 11 (1.87%) Android
3 11 (1.87%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.68%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.51%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.34%) VMS
7 1 (0.17%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (15.28%) Information Security
3 70 (11.88%) DevOps
3 70 (11.88%) Project Management
4 68 (11.54%) Mentoring
5 66 (11.21%) Analytics
6 61 (10.36%) Scrum
6 61 (10.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 57 (9.68%) TDD
8 55 (9.34%) Computer Science
9 53 (9.00%) Business Intelligence
9 53 (9.00%) Data Protection
10 48 (8.15%) Data Management
11 44 (7.47%) Data Privacy
11 44 (7.47%) Microservices
11 44 (7.47%) Software Engineering
12 42 (7.13%) Problem-Solving
13 41 (6.96%) Decision-Making
13 41 (6.96%) Risk Management
14 39 (6.62%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 79 (13.41%) SQL
2 48 (8.15%) C#
3 45 (7.64%) JavaScript
4 35 (5.94%) TypeScript
5 32 (5.43%) Python
6 29 (4.92%) Java
7 20 (3.40%) PowerShell
8 10 (1.70%) C
8 10 (1.70%) Go
8 10 (1.70%) R
9 9 (1.53%) Ruby
9 9 (1.53%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.36%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.36%) Java 8
11 7 (1.19%) C++
11 7 (1.19%) VBA
12 5 (0.85%) VB
13 3 (0.51%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.51%) Kotlin
13 3 (0.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 84 (14.26%) Degree
2 29 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (4.75%) CISSP
4 24 (4.07%) CISM
5 13 (2.21%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 13 (2.21%) ISTQB
5 13 (2.21%) Oracle Certification
6 10 (1.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (1.36%) PMP
8 7 (1.19%) CEH
8 7 (1.19%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.19%) Security Cleared
9 6 (1.02%) CRISC
9 6 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.68%) CISA
10 4 (0.68%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.51%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (9.51%) GDPR
2 49 (8.32%) QA
3 47 (7.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 12 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials
6 11 (1.87%) PCI DSS
7 10 (1.70%) SLA
8 9 (1.53%) Accessibility
9 8 (1.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 8 (1.36%) Good Clinical Practice
9 8 (1.36%) GRC
10 6 (1.02%) WCAG
11 5 (0.85%) HIPAA
12 4 (0.68%) HL7
13 3 (0.51%) Data Quality
13 3 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 3 (0.51%) NCSC
13 3 (0.51%) NIST
14 2 (0.34%) IFRS
14 2 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (2.55%) Docker
2 12 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.17%) vCloud
6 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (3.06%) Terraform
2 13 (2.21%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.85%) Nessus
4 3 (0.51%) Ansible
4 3 (0.51%) Grafana
4 3 (0.51%) SCCM
5 2 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 112 (19.02%) Microsoft
2 26 (4.41%) Oracle
3 17 (2.89%) SAP
4 15 (2.55%) Facebook
4 15 (2.55%) Instagram
4 15 (2.55%) Twitter
5 14 (2.38%) HP
6 13 (2.21%) Infor
7 12 (2.04%) Adobe
8 11 (1.87%) IBM
8 11 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (1.70%) VMware
10 9 (1.53%) Atlassian
10 9 (1.53%) Pega
11 8 (1.36%) Cisco
11 8 (1.36%) iManage
12 6 (1.02%) Reuters
13 5 (0.85%) OpenText
13 5 (0.85%) Siebel
13 5 (0.85%) Sitecore